Interior ArchitectureIn response to professional industry trends, the West Virginia University Interior Design program has expanded its curriculum to include building and construction systems and is changing its major name to Interior Architecture beginning with Fall 2021. Graduates will still practice interior design and can be certified by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification exam, but they will have a wider range of skills and area of practice.
A growing field
The demand for interior designers is expected to grow over the next 10 years.
The program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
The program meets requirements of the National Council for Interior Design Qualifications.
- Residential interior design
- Commercial interior design
- Architectural design
- Architectural 3D visualization
- Historic preservation
- Sustainable design consulting
- Sales and marketing of interior design products
|ANRD 191 – First Year Seminar
||ENGL 101 – Intro to Composition and Rhetoric
|IA 105 – Intro to Interior Architecture
||IA 165 – Architecture and Design Foundations
|IA 115 – Intro to Arch. Design and Graphics
||ARHS 160 - Landmarks of World Art
|ARHS 120 – Survey of Art History
||GEF/Program Requirements (6 hours)|
|GEF 2--Lecture or Lecture and Co-Req Lab||
For full suggested course schedule, class descriptions and more information on General Education Foundations (GEF) see course catalog.
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